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Past articles by Mekena:

Jacksonville couple creates dating app for young widowers and widows

The couple is using their own experiences to help others find love again through the 2nd Chances dating app. → Read More

Poppell Farms gains national attention with the help of Stetson Bennett

The farm's 10-acre maze of Stetson Bennett was featured on ESPN. → Read More

'Be a Buddy for a Buck': Supporting the Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville

$1 donations are being collected at every Gate gas station across the First Coast. → Read More

Get ready to start your engines: American E-Kart Championship kicks off Thursday

More than 50 drivers across the country are competing for a grand prize of $10,000 → Read More

Tim Tebow opens 'Clean Juice' at Town Center

All week the juice bar has special deals you don't want to miss! → Read More

UF student from Jacksonville to star on NBC's "College Bowl"

College students across the country will compete on NBC's Capital One College Bowl starting Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. → Read More

Teenage sisters in Ponte Vedra teens are opening their own dance studio

The Hughes sisters, who are 15 and 16, opened their own dance studio last fall. → Read More

St. Augustine girl to be featured in NYC Buddy Walk video in Time Square

Its Hope Pidcock's time to shine! Her picture will be displayed in Time Square come September. → Read More

'Code Wiz' opens in St. Johns County

The STEM based business is located in Fruit Cove and offering after-school programs. → Read More

Kids consignment store headed back to Jacksonville beaches in August

Amber's Turn will host a soft opening August 15th at 10 a.m. → Read More

Catty Shack Ranch holding back-to-school special

August 13-14 free child admission with the purchase of one adult ticket. → Read More

Mandarin restaurant hires first robot employee

Blue Bamboo in Jacksonville is the first known restaurant to have this piece of technology in the area. → Read More

Florida Mining Gallery opens new exhibition

Thunder Flower was created to help spark the conversation around birth trauma and postpartum. → Read More

Fort Mose' 1738 bourbon donating portion of proceeds to St. Augustine historic site

For the next year $1 dollar of every bottle sold will be donated to Fort Mose Historic State Park. → Read More

Calling all fishermen and women, free fishing at Jax Beach Pier

Dozens lined up Wednesday morning to grab their spot on the pier. → Read More

'Women at Werk' host grand opening of new co-working space in downtown Jacksonville

The ribbon-cutting ceremony starts on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. → Read More

Oh Snap! Fishing hosting annual tournament July 8-9

This is the second year Oh Snap! Fishing is hosting the tournament to kick off the red snapper season. → Read More

Jacksonville native starring in new PBS show 'American Anthems'

The episode 'Pocket Change' airs Friday at 10 p.m. → Read More

JFRD shares firework safety tips ahead of the 4th of July

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department recommends leaving the explosives to the professionals while having fun. → Read More

Volunteers needed to help the USS Orleck at Jacksonville Naval Museum

The museum is expected to open sometime this summer. → Read More